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Pointer

Pointers go about their work in a very aristocratic way. Alert with an impression of strength, speed, and stamina, they are renowned for having an even temperament.

About the Pointer

Pointers are harmonious and well built, with plenty of grace, exuding strength and suppleness. One of the first breeds to be registered by the F.C.I., as seasoned athletes Pointers are elite performers in every sense.

Pointers will stop stock still when they observe the game, showing the full splendor of their body, fronted by an expression of determination. It's truly a marvelous sight to behold.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
United Kingdom
Group
FCI Group 7, AKC Sporting Group
Size category
Large
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Alert / Resilient / Athletic / Loving / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Requires outdoor space
  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Needs little training

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